Three Carlisle men have been sentenced to 51 years in prison for their role in the killing of 14-year-old Jordan Watson last June. The following two men were found guilty of murder - George Thomson (pictured)19, of Upperby Road, Carlisle, was sentenced to life in prison, and will serve a minimum of 27 years...

Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Richard Rhodes, is appealing for volunteers to come forward to join the county’s Independent Custody Visit...

In an effort to reverse some of the damage done to local Cumbrian businesses by the recent storms a local group of Twitter friends and outdoor enth...

The recent severe weather and further forecasted gales has postponed an outdoor charity fundraiser.Cumbria Community Foundation’s ‘Big Sleep’ was b...

Police have arrested a woman in connection with a robbery at the Post Office on High Street, Maryport on Monday (January 25th 2016). The 24-year-ol...

Cumbria County Council Leader Stewart Young has responded to speculation that the council could increase Council Tax to fund flood recovery. Counci...

Contrary to recent reports in some national media outlets Cumbria County Council has not been granted an exemption from the requirement to accept r...

A truly electrifying sheep auction took place in Cumbria as a unique sheep-themed flock of new electric cars were unveiled to their new owners for the first time.The ten head-turning electric...
South Lakeland MP Tim Farron has described the news that the Wordsworth Trust has secured support for a £4.75million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund as a “fantastic boost” for the local tourist...
A Lake District business is celebrating after receiving a patent for its unique award-winning product following a five-year wait. Langdale based Truncator first arrived on the market in 2013...
New faces and old favourites are set to make an appearance at Theatre by the Lake this February and they’re going to make a bit of noise when they rock up. Coming up are three top quality music acts...

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